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English term or phrase:hoes
French translation:prostituées / putains
Entered by: Evert DELOOF-SYS
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06:57 Dec 13, 2000
English to French translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: hoes
And you call them "bitch" and "hoes" and
all that. They've been put down enough.

Thanks in advance.
Nathalie Bouyssès
France
Local time: 18:39
prostituées / putains
Explanation:
'hoes' = colloquial (to say the least) for 'whores'

Then the meaning becomes clear, I'd say. No ?

Any movie:)
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Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 18:39
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Summary of answers provided
naSalopes
Dr Claudio De Marchi
nades putes
Matthew Folley
nanote
xxxJon Zuber
naputains,plottes
WWright454
naPutains
Christian Verlynde
naputes
alx
naprostituées / putains
Evert DELOOF-SYS


  

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4 mins
prostituées / putains


Explanation:
'hoes' = colloquial (to say the least) for 'whores'

Then the meaning becomes clear, I'd say. No ?

Any movie:)

Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 18:39
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in FlemishFlemish
PRO pts in pair: 395

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Yolanda Broad
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14 mins
Putains


Explanation:
Hoes = putains.


    Found in my books.
Christian Verlynde
Local time: 18:39

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1 hr
putes


Explanation:
hoes pour whores
Si bitch peut egalement se traduire ainsi, il sera facilement assimilé à tout autre terme injurieux typiquement destiné aux femmes.

alx
Local time: 17:39
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 119

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Yolanda Broad

Lisanne
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3 hrs
putains,plottes


Explanation:
I`m not sure who your target audience is, if it`s directed at a Quebec audience you could probably use plottes since your text seems to use colloquial terms. If not, putains would probably work though I think you loose a little of the slang.

plotte (qualificative, noun)
+ vagina/slut (pronunciation: plot)Two different definitions They're both associated with woman. The first is the genital of the women (used as a noun) the second is a qualificative of amoral woman.
putain: whore ,slut, hustler,tart,tramp

Hope this helps.




    Reference: http://www.notam.uio.no/~hcholm/altlang/ht/Quebecois.html
    Robert & Collins dictionnary
WWright454
United States
Local time: 11:39
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 6
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3 hrs
note


Explanation:
This is black speech. If it can be reproduced as such, it should.

xxxJon Zuber
PRO pts in pair: 13
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9 hrs
Salopes


Explanation:
Sans aller vers un terme trop "professionnel". Comme pour "bitch", "chiennes". La phrase est ainsi d'un argot quotidien.

Dr Claudio De Marchi
Local time: 18:39
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 15
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1 day 1 hr
des putes


Explanation:
'putains' is surely too literary and too, as another answer suggests, 'professionel' for this context.


    Degree in French, talky dirty in France,
Matthew Folley
Local time: 17:39
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